Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Viswanath Prasad Tiwari

Explanation : Eminent Hindi poet Viswanath Prasad Tiwari would be honoured with the prestigious 'Gangadhar National Award' during the 53rd Foundation Day celebrations of the Sambalpur University. The award, carrying a cash prize of Rs 50,000, a shawl and citation, would be presented to Tiwari in January.Instituted in memory of Odisha's renowned bard Gangadhar Meher, the award is conferred on a poet of national repute every year since 1991.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Royal Bank of Scotland

Explanation : Anuranjita Kumar, MD & Head of HR, at the Royal Bank Of Scotland has announced her exit from the UK bank. Her exit comes almost two years after she joined the bank in September 2017. It is after a 22-year stint at Citibank. Anuranjita Kumar: Anuranjita Kumar joined the bank in September 2017. She led a variety of initiatives, especially in the D&I space including a medical cover for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) couples.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Kochi

Explanation : Top block chain experts and thought leaders from around the world will take part in a two-day conclave, 'Block Hash Live 2019' to be held at Kochi from December 12. The experts will share ideas and lead discussions on collaborative opportunities in leveraging the technology for public good, and positioning Kerala as the country's blockchain hub. As a prelude to the event, KBA has planned BlockHack2019 on December 10 and 11 at Integrated Startup Complex (ISC), Kerala Technology Innovation Zone, Kalamassery.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Zozibini Tunzi

Explanation : Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned as Miss Universe 2019 at the event held at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, United States. The 26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi was presented the crown by Philippines' Catriona Gray, who was the Miss Universe winner in 2018.India was represented by Vartika Singh in the beauty pageant. Vartika Singh failed to enter the top 10 of the Miss Universe 2018 competition. After Lara Dutta had won the crown in 2000, no Indian contestant has been able to win Miss Universe title in all these 19 years.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Anthony Joshua

Explanation : Anthony Joshua became a two-time world heavyweight champion with a unanimous points victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in a tense rematch in Saudi Arabia.Six months on from the night Ruiz stunned boxing, Joshua risked seeing his career left in tatters with a second defeat, but served up 36 minutes of movement and well-timed punching to take the IBF, WBA and WBO titles back to Britain.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Ritu Beri

Explanation : Tribes India has announced the association with Ritu Beri Designs to promote Indian tribal crafts and culture. Ritu Beri has very graciously accepted to be the Chief Design Consultant for Tribes India. TRIFED has established a chain of 117 unique showrooms under the brand name of Tribes India, located all over the country, which provide artisans the platform for marketing and promotion of their products.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   China

Explanation : Hand in Hand 2019: A joint military exercise between India and China began at Umroi Cantonment, Meghalaya. It is an annual military exercise held under a United Nations mandate. It will be conducted between December 7 to December 20, 2019, with a theme against terrorism.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Sanna Marin

Explanation : Sanna Marin is set to take over as the new Prime Minister of Finland, becoming the youngest-ever prime minister in the world. The 34-year-old was selected to head Finland's coalition government after she was elected as the leader of the Social Democratic Party, the largest party in the coalition.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Malaysia

Explanation : A polio case has been confirmed in the country, the first in Malaysia in 27 years. The Health Ministry confirmed that a three-month-old Malaysian boy from Tuaran, Sabah had been admitted into a hospital's Intensive Care Unit after experiencing fever and weakness of limbs.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   312

Explanation : India has won 174 gold, 93 silver and 45 bronze at the South Asian Games, 2019. On the whole India won 312 medals. The event was held in Nepal.